Management team

Michelle

Michelle Deans

Risk, Tax and Treasury Director, Gravity Media

As Risk, Tax, and Treasury Director of Gravity Media, Michelle is responsible for the management of Gravity Media’s risk program, the global tax and insurance functions, as well as managing the business’ banking and corporate finance facilities.  

This involves assisting the business to manage its risk and compliance obligations across all jurisdictions part of which involves managing the global insurance portfolio as well as taking responsibility for the management of tax risk, strategy, compliance and advisory services for Gravity Media. 

Michelle is an experienced finance professionalwho has worked across a number of industries as well as in public practice.  She joined Gravity Media in 2013 to establish the internal tax function and in recent years has drawn on her finance background to support the business in the wider finance role. 

Prior to joining Gravity Media, Michelle was Deputy Head of Tax at Charter International plc, a multinational engineering group.  In this role Michelle was a key advisor to global senior management on all tax matters and was often required to convey complex tax issues to both the board and the wider business community. 

Before Charter International plc, Michelle undertook tax advisory roles across a number of industries including the Energy Sector and Food and Beverage Manufacturing.  She also worked in private practice for Ernst & Young in Australia. 

“Michelle is a wonderful person popular with all her colleagues and subordinates.  She is incredibly skilled and admired in her career and makes everyone around her perform their very best.” 

Michelle is a Chartered Tax Advisor (2013) and a Chartered Accountant (2000). 

Michelle

Michelle Deans

Risk, Tax and Treasury Director, Gravity Media

As Risk, Tax, and Treasury Director of Gravity Media, Michelle is responsible for the management of Gravity Media’s risk program, the global tax and insurance functions, as well as managing the business’ banking and corporate finance facilities.

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